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Women and Men on the Overland Trail

by Faragher, John Mack

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Turtleman Books
Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780300026054
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$6.49

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Trade paperback. A small amount of shelf wear. Used as a textbook. An examination of westward U. S. immigrants in the middle of the 19th century. 281 pages.
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The Monk in the Garden

by Henig, Robin Marantz

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Turtleman Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780618127412
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$9.79

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Very little wear. The story of Mendel and his pea plants. Well told. Trade paper size, 292 pages.
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Richard II

by Abbott, Jacob

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Turtleman Books
Published
1900
Condition
Very Good-
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$10.99

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First published in 1858. The biography of Richard II, with additional characters, such as the Black Prince (his father). Complete with a number of etchings (see photo #4). In very good condition for a 120-year old book, with very minimal wear. Part of the Makers of History series, said series having been previously published under other… Read more
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Tennessee: A History

by Dykeman, Wilma

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Turtleman Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780393301441
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$4.89

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Very little wear. Trade paperback sized. Exactly what the title claims it to be, but with minimal illustrations.
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Indian Fights and Fighters

by Brady, Cyrus Townsend

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Turtleman Books
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780803257436
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$6.89

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Trade paperback. Very little wear. Bookstore price sticker on back. Twenty three accounts of battles between American Indians and the invaders on their land. Originally published in 1904, 423 pages.
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Puttin' on Ole Massa

by Osofsky, Gilbert, Ed.

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Turtleman Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780061314322
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$5.49

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Three autobiographical accounts from former slaves in the American South. Cover shows some minor wear, but nothing excessive. 409 pages, clean, intact, unmarked. Trade paperback.
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Chonese Lives

by Zhang Xinxin and Sang Ye

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Turtleman Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780394559285
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$9.99

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367 pages. A collection of 64 interviews conducted with people in various parts of China, in various walks of life. Interviews took place in the early 1980s, so are reflecting of a China as it was almost 40 years ago. Today's China is much more capitalistic, while still under a firm totalitarian grip.
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American Realities: Historical Episodes from Reconstruction to the Present

by Youngs, J. William T.

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Turtleman Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd
ISBN
9780673393623
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$6.99

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329 pages. 14 essays on various historical episodes. Used as a textbook for a collegiate American History class.
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Indian-Fighting Army

by Downey, Fairfax

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Turtleman Books
Published
1944
Condition
Good+
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$9.99

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Stories of the Indian wars, not from the Indian point of view, however. Richly illustrated with drawings of Frederic Remington and others. Very little wear for a 75 year old book. Something was glues inside the front and back covers, but has been removed. Otherwise the book is intact and relatively undamaged.
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The 13th Element

by Emsley, John

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Turtleman Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780471441496
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$6.59

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In very good condition other than the front cover, which has a slice of about 11 cm and the remains of a price sticker. The story of the discovery, isolation and uses of sulfur. An entertaining read.
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Red, White, and Black: The Peoples of Early America

by Nash, Gary B.

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Turtleman Books
Published
1982
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second
ISBN
9780137697861
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$6.99

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A history of America through colonial times, focusing on the interactions of three cohorts, the Europeans, the Native Americans and the Africans. Race relations through a historical perspective. Book is in very good condition with just a small amount of shelf-wear. Trade paper sized, 330 pages.
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Coast Country

by McDonald, Lucile

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Turtleman Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
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$4.39

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Book is really in great shape. The dust jacket has some tears along the upper and lower margins (visible in the photographs). A history of the area of Washington centered around Willapa Bay. An older book (offered by an older bookseller), but in great condition for its age (not so for the bookseller). If you like… Read more
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Searching for 66

by Teague, Tom

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Turtleman Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780940859098
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$4.99

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Very little wear. A guided tour of old Route 66 of song and screen. Every sight and town from Chicago to Los Angeles, through portions of eight states. The sights may be somewhat different 28 years later, but this book would offer a good tool for comparison. 246 pages, trade paperback sized.
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Majestic Middle Tennessee

by Smith, Reid

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Turtleman Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fair
ISBN
9780882891217
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$2.99

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The book would be in excellent condition, if it weren't for a binding error that is leading to some of the pages coming loose. (See photo #2) None are missing, but with use, the rest may also become "loose-leaf". Otherwise, the book has no flaws, but this is a big one. Hence, it is being offered… Read more
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On Wings of Eagles

by Follett, Ken

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Turtleman Books
Published
1984
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780451131515
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$2.59

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A true story, told by a master of espionage fiction. A rescue of Americans imprisoned in Iran, organized up by millionaire businessman, Ross Perot. The rescued were Perot's EDS employees in Iran in 1978. A real-life thriller. The book is in good condition, just a few spine creases and a little cover discoloration due to time on the… Read more
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The Complete Book of Chess

by Horowitz, I. A. and P. L. Rothenberg

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Turtleman Books
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$3.19

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Trade paperback. Minimal wear, mainly shelf wear. Pages clean, bright intact; binding tight. From the cover--"A fascinating inside look at the dynamics, the history, and the mystique of the game, the heady atmosphere of the chessplayer's world, and the great games and great gaffes of the champions.". -- up to 50 years ago, that is. Descriptive… Read more
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Scoundrels and Scalawags

by Readers' Digest

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Turtleman Books
Published
1968
Condition
Very Good-
Item Price
$4.29

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Dust jacket has many tears and a missing piece or two. It served its purpose, as the book has very little sign of wear. 640 clean, tight, and bright pages. 51 true stories compiled by the people at the Reader's Digest.
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Americans into Orbit

by Gurney, Gene

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Turtleman Books
Published
1962
Condition
Good+
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$3.99

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Cover shows some rubbing, and there is minor wear at the corners. The story of the early days of the space race. Illustrated with many photographs. Current events at the time, history now.
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George vs. George

by Schanzer, Rosalyn

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Turtleman Books
Published
2005
Condition
Good
ISBN
9780439802055
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$2.39

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A telling of the Revolutionary war from both sides. Full color illustrations. Complete with an index and bibliography. Some wear, primarily in bent corners. Pages clean, tight.
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The Story of America in Pictures

by Collins, Alan C.

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Turtleman Books
Published
1953
Condition
Good-
Edition
New Revised Edition
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$4.99

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No dust jacket. Somewhat worn cover, pages in good shape. owners' names inside front cover. Early pictures are drawings, of course. Begins with "Indians of the Forest", drawing and paragraph. Pictures are accompanied with 1-2 paragraphs in explanation. Twelve sections covering major time frames, from 1000 to the early 1950s. Ends with a… Read more
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